The Resource Okay for now, by Gary Schmidt

Okay for now, by Gary Schmidt

Label
Okay for now
Title
Okay for now
Statement of responsibility
by Gary Schmidt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a fourteen-year-old who just moved to a new town, with no friends, an abusive father, and a louse for an older brother, Doug Swieteck has all the stats stacked against him until he finds an ally in Lil Spicer, a fiery young lady. Together, they find a safe haven in the local library, inspiration in learning about the plates of John James Audubon's birds, and a hilarious adventure on a Broadway stage
Summary
While Doug struggles to be more than the thug that his teachers and the police think him to be, he finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spicer, as they explore Audubon's art
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2012
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Jefferson Cup Award for Older Readers, 2012.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
390694
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schmidt, Gary D
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S3527
LC item number
Ok 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Schools
  • Junior high schools
  • Friendship
  • Theater
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
  • Family life
  • Family problems
  • Schools
  • Junior high schools
  • Friendship
  • Theater
  • Coming of age
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Okay for now, by Gary Schmidt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion to: The Wednesday wars
Control code
ocn697552072
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9780547152608
Lccn
2010942981
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)697552072
Label
Okay for now, by Gary Schmidt
Publication
Note
Companion to: The Wednesday wars
Control code
ocn697552072
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9780547152608
Lccn
2010942981
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)697552072

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